LCD market up 535% in Indonesia, up 456% in Chine, up 417% in Korea

Massive increases in LCD market volume and value were seen in Indonesia (535%/577%), China (456%/458%), Korea (417%/431%), and Malaysia (352%/376%) followed by Vietnam (260%/281%), Australia (252%/221%), and New Zealand (249%/174%). With all countries surveyed showing an overall increase over plasma televisions. This may be due to the lower power consumption requirements, quicker response time and larger screen sizes of the LCD as compared to the plasma. However, it’s higher average unit price still allows a secure place in the market for price sensitive consumers who prefer the lower cost plasma, GfK Asia reports.